I have received with concern three reports of attacks on hikers in the Skeleton Gorge – Newlands Forest – Rhodes Memorial area during this week (10 – 14 May).
Dai Koyamada has made the 2nd ascent of Dave Graham’s The story of 2 worlds on the Dreamtime boulder in Cresciano.
British climber Hazel Findlay has ticked the run-out and tenuous test-piece of Air Sweden (5.13R) at Indian Creek, USA.
On their second attempt, Americans Mark Allen and Graham Zimmerman completed a significant new route on Mt. Bradley (9,100′/2,774m) in the Ruth Gorge of Alaska in early April.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has urged Capetonians, their fellow South Africans and international fans to cast their vote for Table Mountain in the Official New7Wonders of Nature campaign.
Beit Bridge baboons are making monkeys out of the nature conservation officials sent to prevent them stealing from people at the Limpopo border post, says Independent Democrats MP Joe McGluwa.
Working sherpas on the south side bagged the season’s first Everest summits today. Hordes of climbers will follow as soon as the current rough weather conditions improve.
Young Adam Ondra is visiting Britain, in particular the climbs at Malham Cove and Kilnsey where he has climbed and attempted some of the hardest routes in the country established by Steve McClure.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – South Korean climber Oh Eun-sun on Monday defended her claim to be the first woman to scale all 14 of the world’s peaks over 8,000 metres after doubts were raised over one of her climbs last year.
The great mountain lies on the border between the two countries and they have disagreed for nearly 150 years over its exact height, which Nepal had put at 8,848 metres (29,029 feet) — nearly 13 feet more than the measurement used by China.